Large wood in King County rivers
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Virtual Open House & Online Presentation
Learn about upcoming floodplain and habitat restoration projects that are designed with the use of large wood. Projects being featured for construction in 2020 and 2021 are on the Cedar, Duwamish, Green and Sammamish and Snoqualmie rivers.
- Visit the virtual Open House between Aug. 3-14 on the King County Engagement Hub.
- Watch the 90-minute presentation recorded at the Aug. 5 online meeting.
In support of Gov. Inslee's Safe Start plan, this year a Virtual Open House and Online Presentation were used to replace the in-person public meetings held in the past. The Water and Land Resources Division posts details about all large wood installation projects, past and present.
About large wood
- Known hazards on King County rivers
- Capital projects using large wood
- Third-Party Review of Projects Involving Large Wood Emplacements - Dec. 2015 (PDF, 22MB)
- How King County manages naturally-occurring large wood
- Large woody debris as an ecological function
- Life on the Edge: River shorelines video
- Living with large wood (PDF, 1.2 MB)
- How to report a river hazard in King County
- Procedures for Considering Public Safety When Placing Large Wood in King County Rivers (2010)
Past annual meeting presentations
- August 2020 annual meeting presentation (PDF, 41 MB) and 90-minute presentation.
- June 2019 annual meetings presentation (PDF, 14 MB)
- June 2018 annual meeting presentation (PDF, 60 MB)
- June 2017 annual meeting presentation (PDF, 12 MB)
- June 2016 annual meeting presentation (PDF, 14.6 MB)
- June 2015 annual meeting presentation (PDF, 4.9 MB)